Dentalium ovale Cooke 1928 (tusk shell)

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Full reference: C. W. Cooke. 1928. New Vicksburg (Oligocene) Mollusks From Mexico. Proceedings from the United States National Museum 73(10):1-11

Belongs to Dentalium according to C. W. Cooke 1928

Sister taxa: Dentalium (Dentalium), Dentalium (Fissidentalium), Dentalium (Graptacme), Dentalium (Laevidentalium), Dentalium (Pseudantilis), Dentalium akasakensis, Dentalium alazanum, Dentalium angsananum, Dentalium aratum, Dentalium arcotinum, Dentalium atratum, Dentalium attenuatum, Dentalium bifrons, Dentalium bocasense, Dentalium caduloide, Dentalium cannaliculatum, Dentalium cooperi, Dentalium cossmannianum, Dentalium danai, Dentalium decoratum, Dentalium denotatum, Dentalium giganteum, Dentalium gonatodes, Dentalium hamatum, Dentalium hanguense, Dentalium hecetaensis, Dentalium inaequale, Dentalium indianum, Dentalium junghuhni, Dentalium klipsteini, Dentalium latisulcatum, Dentalium lighti, Dentalium lombardicum, Dentalium mancorens, Dentalium microstria, Dentalium montense, Dentalium moreanum, Dentalium neohexagonum, Dentalium neornatum, Dentalium pretiosum, Dentalium pseudonyma, Dentalium rectius, Dentalium rimosum, Dentalium rugiferum, Dentalium sandbergeri, Dentalium schencki, Dentalium semistriatum, Dentalium simile, Dentalium solidum, Dentalium sorbii, Dentalium soriense, Dentalium speyeri, Dentalium stramineum, Dentalium sundkrogensis, Dentalium tenuistriatum, Dentalium tornatissimum, Dentalium triquetrum, Dentalium yasilum

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Station 49 Alazan-Moyutla Road, Alazan (Oligocene of Mexico)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.